In La Paz, an ecumenical delegation delivered to Bolivian government officials a statement on ethical principles for a new global economic system. The statement was received by Bolivian minister of the presidency Juan Ramon Quintana at the government palace on 9 January.Read more ›
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“The WCC can be and still is prophetic today,” said the Rev. Dr Walter Altmann, moderator of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Central Committee, reflecting on highs and lows in the ecumenical movement and on the identity of the WCC. In a Central Committee session on 29 August, Altmann spoke of “sailing” the ecumenical movement, traditionally symbolized as a [...]Read more ›
World Council of Churches (WCC) participants in the Rio+20 Conference have joined a broad religious coalition in rejecting the official outcome document of the United Nations-sponsored event. “Renowned environmental scientists are saying that practically nothing happened between 1992 and 2012 in terms of public policy and global commitment,” observed Professor Leonard Boff, best-selling Brazilian author and co-founder of Latin American [...]Read more ›
A Celebration that Goes Beyond Churches of the Reformation GENEVA, 11 November 2011 (LWI) – A special committee that will guide The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) preparations for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017 will hold its first meeting 14-15 November in Budapest, Hungary. At the meeting, taking place prior to the LWF Meeting of Officers, the “Luther [...]Read more ›